Thomas Fitch (settler)

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Thomas Fitch, Jr.
Deputy of the General Assembly
of the Connecticut Colony
representing Norwalk[1]
In office
May 1673 – October 1673
Preceded by Mark Sension, Nicholas Hoyt
Succeeded by John Bowton, Walter Hoyt
Personal details
Born (1612-10-14)October 14, 1612
Bocking, Essex, England
Died April 14, 1704(1704-04-14) (aged 91)
Norwalk, Connecticut Colony
Resting place East Norwalk Historical Cemetery, Norwalk, Connecticut
Spouse(s) Anna Stacey
Children Thomas Fitch, John, Anne, Mary
Residence Norwalk, Connecticut Colony

Thomas Fitch, Jr. (October 14, 1612 – April 14, 1704) was a founding settler of Norwalk, Connecticut.[1] He served as a deputy of the General Assembly of the Connecticut Colony representing Norwalk in the May 1673 session.

He was born October 14, 1612, in Bocking, Essex, England, the son of Thomas Fitch and Anna Reeve.

He emigrated from England in 1638. In Norwalk, he had the largest land holdings of any settler.[1]

He served as town clerk of Norwalk from 1654 to 1658, from 1674 to 1677, from 1680 to 1682, and from 1686 to 1687.[1]

He is listed on the Founders Stone bearing the names of the founding settlers of Norwalk in the East Norwalk Historical Cemetery.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Mark Sension
Nicholas Hoyt
Deputy of the General Assembly of the Connecticut Colony representing Norwalk
May 1673–October 1673
Succeeded by
John Bowton
Walter Hoyt